|Mississippi River Flood of 1927|
Short silent film produced by the Signal Corps of the Mississippi flood of 1927. Reel 1, flood waters rage through Illinois, carrying houses and debris. Kleinwood, La., is under water. Marooned families, their salvaged possessions, and livestock cling to levees. Sec. of Commerce Hoover meets Red Cross heads. Army troops load equipment on freight cars. Levees are reinforced at Baton Rouge. Coast Guard cutters and miscellaneous craft evacuate people and animals in La...
Keywords: flood; mississippi river; disaster
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